Tommy Lee Sparta says that he is innocent. The dancehall deejay was named as a person of interest by police officers in Kingston in relation to a shooting incident.
The news made headlines on Thursday while the deejay was getting ready to go on tour. Sources told us that he immediately contacted his lawyer to address issue.
“Tommy Lee doesn’t even know the section of Kingston (Saunders Avenue) where the shooting took place,” his lawyer, Ernest Smith said.
Smith also added that it was deliberate on the part of the police to make a press release that he is a person of interest to tarnish his career. “They have his number, they have my number, they have his manager’s number, they know where he lives, so why put it on the air that he is a person of interest,” Smith questioned.
Tommy Lee, whose real name is Leroy Russell, has until Monday to report to the Elletson Road Police Station in Kingston.